Job Description

Do you have your head in the Cloud?

- Reimagine what’s possible. Fast-track your future. 

- Work and learn from the best people everyday

- Be yourself at work

Do you have your head in the Cloud? Good. At Accenture Cloud First, we’re looking for people who live and breathe Cloud. Inventive, imaginative and optimistic people, whose heads are filled with the possibilities of Cloud technology, with the technical ability to make them happen. People who don’t want to even think about settling for an ordinary Cloud career. People who want to fast-track their future and work on amazing projects with global impact.  

The Intelligent Cloud and Infrastructure Services (ICI) Solution Architect for Digital Workplace is responsible for working with Client Account and Sales teams to qualify and support Digital Workplace sales opportunities. The Solution Architect (SA) plays a critical client-facing role that interprets and translates client requirements into a solution that can be implemented from a standard set of offerings to help our clients achieve a secured, resilient and highly collaborative digital workplace.

The SA is required to develop innovative solutions, fit for purpose operating model and a construct a skilful team to support the implementations. In today’s technology environment, it is essential that the SA has experience in creating solutions that can operate on the public cloud such as AWS and Azure that leverages cloud platforms and technologies, software-based infrastructure, automation and analytic solutions.

Key Activities/Responsibilities

  • Respond to RFI / RFP's, prepare solution documentation and presentations.
  • Develop the Solution Plan, including solution approach, scope, estimates, contingency, costs, schedule, delivery model, resource/sourcing plan, assumptions, and risks, in accordance with Accenture Delivery Methods for Solution Planning for Infrastructure.
  • Create wining proposals by closely working with sales teams, internal delivery organisations, 3rd party vendor ecosystem
  • Apply domain expertise (Cloud, Workplace services, Network and Service management) and innovative ideas to architect/design solutions, evaluate multiple options to meet client's business requirements.
  • Value Creation - Leverage our company's assets and capabilities to develop compelling business propositions that meet both client and our company's commercial requirements
  • Global Delivery – Optimise cost-to-serve using Advance technology centres and multiple workforces
  • Manage and work with a team of dynamic solution architects and collaborate with other subject matter experts and Advance technology centres to create compelling and differentiated infrastructure solutions and value propositions.
  •  Develop and maintain strong relationships with the account teams and client stakeholders.

Preferred Skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong customer-service focus.
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  •  Able to work in geographically dispersed virtual multi-team environment to achieve the best outcomes.
  • Able to build and maintain professional relationships with other teams and clients.
  • Able to support the development of pricing models and Statements of Work.
  • Experience working with cloud platforms and digital workplace services (e.g. Microsoft 365, Google Workplace, NextCloud, etc.) 
  • Experience or knowledge of digital workplace services (e.g. Dynamics 365 Online, SharePoint Online) 
  • Certifications in Microsoft 365, Google Workplace or equivalent 

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 569,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com. 

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Adelaide,Brisbane,Canberra,Melbourne,Sydney

At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the company. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act.

We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation. We want a workplace that is inclusive and diverse to that end we are setting bold goals and taking comprehensive action. To achieve these goals, we collect information that allows us to track the effectiveness of our Inclusion and Diversity programs.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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